Christmas Games

Getting the family together for the holidays is not just about food, drinks and music anymore. People want to be entertained at a party. We have pulled together some FREE CHRISTMAS GAMES for you and your family to enjoy as you knock back the eggnog! CHRISTMAS PARTY GAMES are good for smaller groups as well as larger ones, and will add to the joy and fun of getting together, making your gathering memorable this holiday season. Some of these games are good for gift or ornament exchanges.


Are you looking for Christmas trivia facts to quiz your family and friends? We’ve designed our game of Christmas Traditions Around the World with three difficulty levels, so you can choose easy questions for kids, medium difficulty questions for adults or seriously hard questions for trivia experts! To make this game even easier at your party, see below where we’ve turned our games into printable PDFs with separate question and answer sheets. Children of all ages will recognize the Christmas tradition trivia questions about Santa, while adults can answer with general knowledge and advanced knowledge of the holiday season from around the world. Have fun with these great Christmas questions to ask, and we hope you have happy holidays!

German Santa Claus Christmas ornament |

PRO TIP: Give a prize to the guest who answers the most trivia facts correctly! Gift them a personalized ornament to represent Christmas Traditions with your party’s date written on it so they have a keepsake as a fun trophy. They’ll hang the ornament on their family tree every year, and when you invite all of your friends back, everyone will participate in your party’s new tradition.


A party wouldn’t be complete without FAMILY CHRISTMAS GAMES or FREE CHRISTMAS PARTY GAMES FOR ADULTS. Countries have different ways of celebrating the holidays and unique traditions. Test your knowledge with this CHRISTMAS TRIVIA from around the world.
Print a copy of our Christmas Tradition game for each of your guests.
In order to make our trivia appropriate for your party, we have:
  1. Easy Name That Christmas Tradition
  2. Medium Name That Christmas Tradition
  3. Difficult Name That Christmas Tradition<
Print one copy of the answers to have handy.
  1. Easy Name That Christmas Tradition Answers
  2. Medium Name That Christmas Tradition Answers
  3. Difficult Name That Christmas Tradition Answers
You can play this in teams or individually.
If you are doing this individually, make sure you have plenty of pens or pencils handy so people can mark their sheets.
3. If you are playing in teams, you can simply ask the questions one by one, alternating which team gets to answer, or have the entire team fill out the quiz and whichever team or family group has the most correct wins.
Written by Dianne Weller

Easy Name That Christmas Tradition – Questions

Holiday Games for Family and Guests

1 What takes the place of the Christmas tree in Italy, mistletoe or a yule log?
2 What must Chilean children be doing when Old Man Christmas arrives: praying or sleeping?
3 How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Italy?
4 In Valais, Switzerland, what baked goods with holes are served at the Christmas supper?
5 On Christmas Day what is built in the center of the Syrian Church: a bonfire or a manger scene?
6 In Equador, what do ranch owners toss to their employees on Christmas Day: hams or coins?
7 How many different kinds of cookies must Norwegian women bake for Christmas: five or fourteen?
8 What fabric was used to make cheap ornaments in the Victorian era, cotton or wool?
9 Is the Church of the Nativity located in Nazareth or Bethlehem?
10 What English Queen helped popularize the Christmas tree: Elizabeth or Victoria?
11 Like Marley, what does Czech folk character Cert carry on Christmas?
12 On what December date are gifts exchanged in Holland: 5th or 8th?
13 In Holland, does Santa use a sleigh or a steamer for transportation?
14 Through what opening in a house does Old Man Christmas enter a home in Chile: chimney or window?
15 True or False: At one time Christmas was celebrated on August 5?
16 In Sweden, what Christmas animal is Julbrock: a goat or pig?
17 What Sicilian Christmas sweet treat is called torrone: taffy or nougat?
18 Traditionally, what is the average number of ornaments on a Christmas tree: 75 or 105?
19 What kind of tree do Yugoslavians burn as their yule log: oak or maple?
20 Did the poinsettia originally come from Mexico or Italy?
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